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Leather Town Gloves

$105.50 was $235.00

Leather Town Gloves is rated 4.8 out of 5 by 15.
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These classically styled cycling gloves are cut from African hair sheep leather. Highly durable and supple, marksman-grade palm padding ensures maximum control.

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Leather Town Gloves

These classically styled all-weather cycling gloves are cut from the finest African hair sheep leather. African hair sheep live on the arid savannah of Eastern Africa, to cope with the heat and dry conditions, the hair sheep have extremely thin but strong skin. Therefore the gloves are highly durable and the leather will improve with age, becoming even more comfortable as they shape to your hands.

The gloves include numerous technical features, including Rapha's signature military-grade padding in the palms for improved shock absorption and better control on the bike. The inside of the glove has a lining which is excellent at wicking moisture to keep your hands dry and warm and is also odour resistant. A single strap with a popper keeps the gloves snug at the wrist.

Please note: acid from sweat eats away at leather over time, so it’s important to wash the gloves, particularly if you’ve sweated them through on a ride and you notice the gloves losing moisture and malleability. Once washed and dried, glove balm should be applied to keep them supple.

Sizing guide:

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Glove sizing guide

FEATURES

  • Marksman quality padding in palm
  • Single wrist strap with popper
  • Highly durable, all weather town glove with classic styling

FABRIC

  • Highest quality leather
  • Cocona® inner

CARE INSTRUCTIONS

  • Hand wash only
  • Rapha Soap is recommended
  • Use glove balm post wash and once dried

Gloves sizing

Knuckles: measure around the widest part of your dominant hand, between thumb and index finger. Please note if purchasing with Overmitts and/or Winter Gloves match sizes.

Rated 5 out of 5 by from Top of the line Heftig pricetag but they are top of the line. Fairly good breathability and warm enough for the Danish winter. Use em for commute and race
Date published: 2017-02-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Gloves extraordinaire I was looking for cycling gloves that could take me from fall into early spring. The fact that these don't look like cycling gloves is a bonus. The leather is butter, the construction is pure Rapha. I was in-between sizes so I went one up.and the fit is perfect. I recently got caught in some cold January rain, and these babies held up, and dried up nicely. To the folks at Rapha and Dents--a most excellent and successful bit of goods.
Date published: 2017-01-31
Rated 5 out of 5 by from excellent product, great quality the quality of the leather is superb, very light and comfortable. Totally recommended
Date published: 2017-01-30
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Fit and Feel Great! I bought these a month ago probably and I use them almost daily as a driving glove for myself. The fit is pretty much bang on from the sizing chart Rapha provides and the feel is great. They are comfortable and warm yet not overly so as you sweat a lot.
Date published: 2017-01-25
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Soft, warm, comfortable, sexy... I've worn these in temperatures of between 8C down to 1C (taking into account windchill factor) and they are really warm but not too warm. The lining is soft and when you take them off for any reason the lining stays put. The pads are superb. Oh and they look fantastic in burnt orange and I'm looking forward to seeing how they age. The fit is perfect for me.
Date published: 2017-01-20
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Townie Gloves I bought these gloves a few weeks ago and am impressed, although I've not told anyone how much they cost. I used them on a bicycle tour of Berlin at minus 8 degrees and they just about kept out the cold. The fit is perfect and the leather soft and supple. I wouldn't choose to use them on the Saturday chain-gang, but for keeping your hands warm whilst manipulating a camera, using a mobile, pulling a euro note from your wallet or handling a panzerfaust - all of which you wouldn't want to take your gloves off for at minus 8 degrees- they are top notch.
Date published: 2017-01-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great gloves I've had the 'PaulSmith' gloves before these and they were good, but this new city version is even better. Great fit and improved padding.
Date published: 2017-01-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Perfect fit They fit absolutely perfect, and are great for the Danish winter, which is not too cold but around 0 celcius. Highly recommendable.
Date published: 2016-12-31
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Do the gloves work with smartphones

Asked by: sadique
Hi, these gloves do not work with smartphones.
Answered by: Rapha_CD
Date published: 2017-01-06

Is it suitable for winter commuting (-5 to 5 centigrade)?

Asked by: Rafał
Hi, these gloves are suitable for winter commuting from 0-11/12 degrees celsius. Your hands will likely be quite cold below 0 degrees celsius.
Answered by: Rapha_CD
Date published: 2016-11-14
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